No quiren. [No quieren.] (They do not want to); from "Los Desastres de la Guerra" (Disasters of War), plate 9

They don't want to

Drawn and etched about 1810–14; published 1863
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Printer Workshop of Laurenciano (Laureano) Potenciano

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 129, III, 1a; Delteil 0128; Gassier and Wilson 1005


Platemark: 15.6 x 20.9 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 24.3 x 33.3 cm (9 9/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint, burin, and burnisher; posthumous first edition

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Impression with title “No quiren.” later corrected “No quieren.”

From posthumous first edition (1863), with letters and number, but before letteres corrected and before borderline completed (Harris III, 1, a). Made in the workshop of Laurenciano Potenciano for the Real Academia de San Fernando, Madrid, completed March, 1863.

Volume bound in brown morocco, with gold letters on spine: “GOYA/ LOS DESASTRES/ DE LA/ GUERRA” and below, “MADRID/ 1863”. Volume: 25.5 x 36.5 x 3 cm. (10 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.). The sheets are gold tipped. Title page reproduced, P. Hofer, The Disasters of War, N.Y.: Dover, 1967, p. 4. There is a two page introduction.


bc.:No quiren"


No watermark


Purchased 6/1/1911

Credit Line

Museum purchase